Radish, Winter
Raphanus sativus 'Salad Rose'

Family: Brassicaceae (brass-ih-KAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Raphanus (RAF-an-us) (Info)
Species: sativus (sa-TEE-vus) (Info)
Cultivar: Salad Rose
Additional cultivar information:(aka Salad Giant)

Category:

Vegetables

Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Hardiness:

Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Bright Yellow

Chartreuse (Yellow-Green)

Pale Green

Green

Bloom Time:

N/A

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Herbaceous

Blue-Green

Aromatic

Smooth-Textured

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse

From seed; sow indoors before last frost

From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:

Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Orange Springs, Florida

Augusta, Georgia

Hallsville, Missouri

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Mar 20, 2008, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

Also sold as Salad Giant. A 35 day cultivar with similar growing habits to White Icicle. It can be grown as either a spring or fall radish.